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Hap Richardson


Attorney at Law

Real Estate Broker


950 East Paces Ferry Road NE

Suite 1555

Atlanta, GA 30326


tel:404-419-3574

e:office@haprichardson.com


Property Tax Attorney

Commercial & Residential Properties

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Our goal is to reduce your property tax bill.

The issue in a property tax appeal case is the county's opinion of the fair market value of your property.

The tax bill is comprised of the fair market value multiplied by the millage rate.

Therefore, if we can reduce the fair market value then we reduce your property tax bill proportionally.  

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Property Tax Attorney

 

What to Expect as a Client

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Communication

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Representation

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Appeal to Superior Court

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Commercial and Residential Property Tax Appeals

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Scope of Service

Each year I file about 1,000 property tax appeals in over 40 different Georgia Counties 


• We handle the entire property tax appeal process: 

• Timely filing of appropriate appeal paperwork with County Tax Assessor's Office 

• Evaluation of your property tax bill to ensure you are receiving all available exemptions 

• Performing a market analysis of your property 

• Negotiating with County Appraisers 

• Representation at Board of Equalization Hearing 

• Continuing appeal to Superior Court *if necessary, additional fees apply 


What Is a Temporary Tax Bill?

Commercial Property Tax Appeal Pricing

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Commercial Property Tax Appeal Pricing


Fee of $500 plus 25% contingency fee of the savings on the 2021 property tax bill

OR

Flat Fee of $1,000

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Residential Property Tax Appeal Pricing


Fee of $250 plus 25% contingency fee of the savings on the 2021 property tax bill

OR

Flat Fee of $500

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Multiple Property Tax Appeal Pricing


Set up a consultation to discuss a custom quote for a real estate portfolio




Hap Teaches Continuing Education

Hap has been approved to teach a Property Tax Class which qualifies as continuing education for Realtors and CPAs by the Georgia Real Estate Commission and NASBA.




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Old Fourth Ward is one of Atlanta's oldest neighborhoods. The recent developments in this neighborhood are incredible.


Click on these links to learn more about this area: 

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"Hap handled the property tax appeal for my primary residence in 2016 and crushed it. 

I highly recommend him and his team!"


★★★★★

5-star Google Review

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My Clients

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Featured in Atlanta Agent Magazine

Georgia's Homestead Exemption Deadline is April 3, 2023

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Case Study #1

$54,435 Savings on the Property Tax Bill for an 8 acre parcel of Industrial Real Estate

The original tax assessment on a 8 acre industrial property was $6,985,100. We were able to file an appeal to reduce the tax assessment to $3,625,700. The issues in this appeal were value, uniformity and functional obsolescence.

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Case Study #2

$181,191 Savings on a portfolio of Georgia locations for National Retail Company over the 3 year freeze

This national retail company put out an RFP for the appeals on all their locations in Georgia. We earned their business and reduced their property tax liability substantially.

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Case Study #3

OCGA 48-5-299c

"The three year freeze"

Client owned 8 residential rental properties. We were not able to reduce the tax value on any of the properties, but because of OCGA 48-5-299c, the tax value is frozen and has not increased for 3 years.

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About Me

 5th generation Atlanta Resident | Georgia Tech Graduate | Georgia State College of Law | iFOLIO CFO

 A Georgia Tech Alumni, 5th generation resident of Atlanta, and Real Estate Broker with over 15 years experience and over 500 Real Estate transactions, my roots run deep in Atlanta Real Estate.  

  

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